Did you know that 11 EU commissioners out of 28 are former mayors or local councillors? Did you know that each citizen contributes on average € 0,27 per day to the European cohesion funds? And did you know that the EU affects 60% of items on local council agendas?
The link existing between Europe and local government is undoubtedly narrow. This is why we carried out a research to provide a local perspective on the newly established European Commission. The results shed light on the impact of the EU on the daily work of thousands of municipalities, cities and regions.
The study findings are available in the following infographic titled “The European Commission and its impact on local government”.